Dennis Haysbert

Dennis Haysbert

Dennis Haysbert  American Actor


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Dennis Haysbert was previously married to Lynn Griffith (1989 - 2001) and Elena Simms.


Dennis Haysbert is a 62 year old American Actor. Born Dennis Dexter Haysbert on 2nd June, 1954 in San Mateo, California, United States and educated at San Mateo High School, San Mateo, CA, he is famous for President David Palmer on 24 in a career that spans 1978–present. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Dennis Haysbert has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Julianne Moore in Far from Heaven (2002) and Michelle Pfeiffer in Love Field (1992).

Dennis Haysbert is a member of the following lists: Male actors from the San Francisco Bay Area, Allstate and African-American male actors.


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First Name Dennis
Last Name Haysbert
Full Name at Birth Dennis Dexter Haysbert
Age 62 years
Birthday 2nd June, 1954
Birthplace San Mateo, California, United States
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Weight 225lbs (102 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Deep resonant voice
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School San Mateo High School, San Mateo, CA
University American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Occupation Text Actor, Director, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame President David Palmer on 24
Year(s) Active 1978–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) GS Mangement Inc
Brand Endorsement TV commercials for All-State Home & Auto Insurance (2003-08)., TV commercials for Discovery Channel (2005)., TV commercial for Virgin 1 (2007).
Official Websites,,

Dennis Dexter Haysbert (born June 2, 1954) is an American film and television actor. He is known for portraying baseball player Pedro Cerrano in the Major League film trilogy, Secret Service Agent Tim Collin in the 1997 political thriller film Absolute Power, David Palmer on the American television series 24, Sergeant Major Jonas Blane on the drama series The Unit and Detective John Almond in Backstrom. He also appears in commercials for Allstate Insurance and has appeared in the films Love Field and Far from Heaven.

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Fist Fight2017Movie
Jarhead 3: The Siege2016Major LincolnMovie
Undercover2016Rudy JonesTV Show
Sniper: Kill Shot2016ColonelMovie
Dead Rising: Endgame2016General LyonsMovie
Backstrom2015John AlmondTV Show
Ted 22015Fertility DoctorMovie
Experimenter2015Ossie DavisMovie
Dead Rising: Watchtower2015General LyonsMovie
Baby, Baby, Baby2015Doctor HankinMovie
The Grinder2015Special AgentTV Show
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For2014ManuteMovie
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2014JudgeMovie
Untitled Kodachrome Project2014Movie
Think Like a Man Too2014Uncle EddieMovie
Life of a King2014SearcyMovie
Dear White People2014Dean FairbanksMovie
Men, Women & Children2014SecretluvurMovie
How Murray Saved Christmas2014Narrator (voice)Movie
LUV2013Mr. FishMovie
Welcome to the Jungle2013Mr. PalmerMovie
Brooklyn Nine-Nine2013Bob AnndersonTV Show
Newsreaders2013Det. Fenster LandauTV Show
Trophy Wife2013Russ Bradley MorrisonTV Show
Battledogs2013Lt. General Christopher MonningTV Movie
Out of the Blue2013ControlShort Film
Wreck-It Ralph2012General HologramMovie
Heartburn2012Matthew BoaMovie
Axe Cop2012FrogTV Show
Kung Fu Panda 22011Master OxMovie
The Details2011LincolnMovie
Field of Dreams 2: Lockout2011MannMovie
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters2011OxMovie
Blue Bloods2010Deputy Chief Don KentTV Show
Cessation2008DexterShort Film
Breach2007Dean PlesacMovie
Goodbye Bafana2007Nelson MandelaMovie
The Unit2006Jonas BlaneTV Show
Jarhead2005Major LincolnMovie
Empire2005MagoniusTV Show
The Boondocks2005Reverend Sturdy HarrisTV Show
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas2003KaleMovie
Sinbad and the Cyclops Island2003Kale (voice)Short Film
Far from Heaven2002Raymond DeaganMovie
Ticker2002FBI Agent (uncredited)Short Film
242001President David PalmerTV Show
Justice League2001KilowogTV Show
Love & Basketball2000Zeke McCallMovie
What's Cooking?2000Ronald WilliamsMovie
Soul Food2000Rick GrantTV Show
Static Shock2000Chief BarnsdaleTV Show
Random Hearts1999Detective George BeaufortMovie
The Minus Man1999GravesMovie
The Thirteenth Floor1999Detective Larry McBainMovie
Now and Again1999Dr. Theodore MorrisTV Show
How to Make the Cruelest Month1998Manhattan ParksMovie
Major League: Back to the Minors1998Pedro CerranoMovie
Standoff1998Ty 'Bama' JonesMovie
Godzilla: The Series1998GeneralTV Show
Absolute Power1997Tim CollinMovie
The New Batman Adventures1997Barkley JamesTV Show
Amanda1996Seven, Sir JordanMovie
Widow's Kiss1996Eddie CostelloTV Movie
Superman1996Doctor #1, Agent #1TV Show
The Writing on the Wall1996SullivanTV Movie
Heat1995Donald BreedanMovie
Waiting to Exhale1995Kenneth DawkinsMovie
The Outer Limits1995Joshua FinchTV Show
Major League II1994Pedro CerranoMovie
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994Tribal Leader, Cornfed's Singing VoiceTV Show
Suture1993Clay ArlingtonMovie
Queen1993DavisTV Show
Return to Lonesome Dove1993Jack JacksonTV Show
Love Field1992Paul CaterMovie
Mr. Baseball1992Max 'Hammer' DuboisMovie
K-90001991Nick SanrioTV Movie
Navy Seals1990GrahamMovie
Major League1989Pedro CerranoMovie
The Robert Guillaume Show1989Mr. PetersonTV Show
Wilder Westen, inclusive1988ThiefTV Show
Heartbeat1988Raymond CalderTV Show
Just the Ten of Us1988Coach Duane JohnsonTV Show
Out of This World1987TV Show
Crime Story1986Franklin HimesTV Show
Easy Street1986ChipTV Show
Our House1986TV Show
Valerie1986Dr. ErvinTV Show
A Summer to Remember1985Sheriff PierceTV Movie
2271985Sgt. BanksTV Show
Growing Pains1985Frank, Officer Wright, Police OfficerTV Show
What's Happening Now!1985PolicemanTV Show
The Return of Marcus Welby, M.D.1984Dr. BeaumontTV Movie
Night Court1984James MorganTV Show
Riptide1984OdellTV Show
Off the Rack1984Cletus MaxwellTV Show
Scarecrow and Mrs. King1983KimamboTV Show
The A-Team1983Psych Ward StaffTV Show
American Playhouse1981Rev. Oliver CrawfordTV Show
Code Red1981Stuff WadeTV Show
Gimme a Break!1981Rev. WinfieldTV Show
The Fall Guy1981Jeremy WolfTV Show
Grambling's White Tiger1981James 'Shack' HarrisTV Movie
Galactica 19801980Imperious LeaderTV Show
Magnum, P.I.1980Lieutenant Jameson, USNTV Show
Scoring1979Lt. HarriganMovie
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century1979Ensign, Lieutenant Parsons, HelmsmanTV Show
Knots Landing1979Police OfficerTV Show
The Facts of Life1979Sgt. EvansTV Show
Dallas1978Dr. ForbesTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1978GuardTV Show
The White Shadow1978Basketball PlayerTV Show
Lou Grant1977VictorTV Show
Laverne & Shirley1976Shore PatrolmanTV Show
Quincy M.E.1976Driver, FredTV Show
The Young and the Restless1973Ron ClarkTV Show
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SandyMar 13, 2011

Hello Dennis I want to say that I think you are a very handsome man and hope to meet you one day. I have watch all of your shows and think you are a very good actor

PaulaAug 31, 2010

Dennis, you are truely easy on the eyes. Your voice makes me melt and your tall, strong demeanor are all the reasons I own the entire collection of the Unit. I am wearing out the groves on the CD`s. You are absolutely a living doll . Gemini 2 Gemini I love your style.

Alice YeayesAug 18, 2010

I agree with everyone. Bring back The Unit. Dennis Haysbert is awesome as an actor and a man.

Diana K MJul 17, 2010

I will always remember David Palmer. You are my 1st choice president of all time!

MichaelJun 25, 2010

I have had a thing for you for many years and one of your biggest fan...How you doing?

FelichaMay 20, 2010

I am very much interested in meeting Dennis in person. I have read his bio and many details about his personality and likes. We do have many things in common. I am wishing to see him when I go to California this summer.I believe that Dennis is a great person as well as a great actor.

DorFeb 19, 2010


GerbrechtFeb 4, 2010

The Unit is one of the best series I have seen in a very long time. Dennis Haysbert is absolutely georgeous!

Teresa HolmesJan 30, 2010

PLEASE bring back The Unit. All of the people on that show were great. There`s not much good on anymore and one of the best all time was yanked. Bring it back!!!!!!!!!!!!

hunnyboneyDec 30, 2009

...Bring back the Unit... I`m crazy about this man. After watching the show in its last season...I fell in love..:0)

C LadybugDec 30, 2009

All I know is that I have been in Love with him for years now.And if you ever come to Tennessee, lol by all means look me up.

JonathanNov 30, 2009

mr haysbert thank you for the unit i LOVE that show please keep the unit going thanks

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